Center of International Students Training

V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University

About Ukraine

Ukraine is a sovereign presidential-parliamentary state in Europe. It is a member of the Council of Europe; also it cooperates with the European Union and the Western European Union..

Capital - Kiev.
Total area - 603,7 km2
Climate - temperate continental and on the South territory of Ukraine (Crimea) subtropical climate.
Average temperature t° in January - 7°С, in July +23°С.
The longest river - the Dnieper River.
The largest mountain system - the Carpathians.
Population - 44 million (68% of the urban population).
Administrative part of Ukraine - Autonomous Republic of Crimea and 24 regions.
Currency - Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH).
Religion - Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and others.
Ukraine is a country with a highly developed industry, agriculture, science and culture.
Natural resources: iron ore, coal, manganese, nickel, uranium, oil, gas and others.
Industry: metallurgy, machinery and instrumentation, aerospace, mining, processing, chemical and pharmaceutical and other industries.
Agriculture: it owns around 30% of world reserves of black earth that’s why it has a well-developed crop production (wheat, rye, corn, sugar beet, sunflower, etc.), animal husbandry and food industry.
Science and education:
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
1400 research institutes.
more than 1 million students, including 60 thousand foreign students.
313 institutions of higher education.